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Three-alarm Fire Damages House in Hudson, N.H.

September 17, 2018

HUDSON, N.H. -- Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire that broke out inside a home at 47 Derry St. shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Responding companies arrived in three minutes to find a heavy fire emitting from the basement and first floor of the home, according to a press release from the Hudson Fire Department.

The occupants of the residence had evacuated the home prior to the Fire Department’s arrival.

The blaze was under control at around 7:50 p.m., and was put out a little more than an hour later.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but does not appear to be suspicious.

A firefighter was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua for an evaluation. His injuries were considered minor, the release states.

An occupant of the home was also transported for an evaluation to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.

The owner of the home damaged by the fire was identified as Joseph Alves, according to the release.

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